Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes


I’ve been cooking up a lot of recipes using tomatoes lately, including these really tasty cheesy orzo-stuffed baked tomatoes.

Here’s the story: This was the very first summer that I grew my own garden at home.

I was actually really nervous at first because I wasn’t sure how much time and labor (and expense!) would go into the whole thing.

And more worried about whether or not I’d actually be capable of making anything grow (would that time and labor and expense be for nothing?) …….

In Season: Tomatoes


Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

I've wanted to post my latest summer recipe for the grill (these easy grilled vegetable and black bean fajitas!) for a while. I'm excited about this one because it's packed with fresh summer goodness (like grilled zucchini and bell pepper, juicy tomato and creamy avocado) and, with a homemade Southwest-inspired spice blend, it's super flavorful too. And now that I've finally finished redesigning The Scrumptious Pumpkin site (until I find some new things to change tomorrow, and the next day, and the next...), I have the time to share! ... read more


20-Minute Tomato-Basil Grilled Fish Foil Packets

In the summer, my go-to meals are always foil packets cooked on the grill. Beyond being quick and easy, grilled foil packets are a favorite of mine for many reasons: The possibilities are endless. Just take whatever fresh, in-season ingredients you ... read more


Cheesy Tomato Basil Orzo

Over the weekend, we did some hiking in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. We came across a big farm stand along the way and stopped to do some food shopping. They had organic blueberries, fresh corn on the cob, and piles of ripe tomatoes. So I ... read more


Grilled Vegetable Pasta with White Wine and Parmesan

For me, when the weather is warm, there isn't much better than veggies on the grill. All it takes is seasonal vegetables, some olive oil, a fresh or dried herb, and a bit of salt and pepper. It couldn't be easier and, from there, the grill does all ... read more